About This Course
Birth and the First Hour is a CEU-certified training that will prepare community health workers to guide and support expecting mothers and their partners to promote a healthy birth outcome.
The process of childbirth is critical and rigorous. It can also be difficult, if not well prepared for. This course provides all the necessary action steps to make childbirth a smooth and low-stress process for everyone involved. From creating a birth plan so expectant mothers can plan for this life-changing experience, to advocating for rights of the mother and birth partner, this course has all the crucial information needed.
This course informs women about the different birth practices so they can choose which one they prefer for their family. It also contains various helpful tips to ease out this process for the birth partner and helps them be involved when the woman is giving birth.
By the end of this training you will be able to:
Describe a birth plan
Explain the rights of a childbearing woman
Recommend what roles the birth partner can fill while the woman is giving birth
Explain the 3 evidence- based practices: skin-to-skin contact, delayed cord clamping, and delayed bathing.